Archive for FedEx

This Week in Logistics News (July 17-21, 2017)

I’m on borrowed time this morning, so let’s go straight to this week’s supply chain and logistics news (I’ll share my takeaways in future posts): Congress may attempt to alter or delay ELD mandate (Commercial Carrier Journal) U.S., Canada, Mexico agree on fast-paced NAFTA talks  (Reuters) FedEx says cyber attack to hurt full-year results (Reuters) […]

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This Week in Logistics News (July 3-7, 2017)

My son’s baseball season, which began last November with indoor training, finally ended last night. His U11 Little League team lost their final game of the tournament, but as the team manager said afterwards, “they made a lot of noise and raised a lot of eyebrows” throughout the tournament and they finished in 4th place […]

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This Week in Logistics News (June 26-30, 2017)

Last call for riders and sponsors! We’re getting ready to print our Logistics Leaders for T1D Cure Team jerseys for this year’s ride (September 14-17) in Saratoga Springs, NY in support of JDRF International. If you’re a supply chain or logistics company interested in sponsoring the team, or if you’re a supply chain or logistics […]

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Free Shipping is Costing More (As Small Packages Flood Delivery Networks)

Nothing in life is free — and this includes free shipping, which has become an albatross around the necks of most retailers and parcel carriers. Parcel shipping is the fastest-growing logistics sector. According to CSCMP’s Annual State of Logistics Report published this week, “while overall transportation costs fell 0.7 percent last year, spending on package […]

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The WannaCry Cyberattack: Another Warning for Supply Chain Executives

One of the most popular posts I wrote last September became a reality over the weekend. By now, you’ve probably read the headlines, like this one from the Wall Street Journal: “Major Cyberattack Sweeps Globe, Hitting FedEx, U.K. Hospitals, Spanish Companies.” It echoes the title of my post from last September: “The Day a Cyber […]

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This Week in Logistics News (February 6-10, 2017)

After two rounds of shoveling more than a foot of snow yesterday, I am in catch up mode today, so let’s go straight to the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: FedEx Supply Chain Launches FedEx Fulfillment FedEx Bets on Automation as It Prepares to Fend Off Uber and Amazon […]

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